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Elayne Angel

James Smith

WOW!  Can't believe I stumbled across you after all these years.  You did several piercings for me at your old studio in New Orleans, and I have so missed seeing you (and the puppies) walking through the Quarter.  Life has beein INSANE since Katrina.  But I never got to thank you for ALL you did for me!!!

My first piercing was a tongue piercing, when I still lived in Mobile, and drove over special to your shop, recommended by a friend.  And WOW!!!...   right of the bat you gave me so much information, such an education about my piercing, what to get, how, and what would happen,...   it was a totally new thing,...  (my ears didn't count,...  not the same level), and you gave me such confidence, with all that you knew.  I came back for another tongue piercing (center and tip), let you do my ears to finish them and make symetric (3x each), and one in my neck (a "Madison").  I came back over and over, and sent EVERYONE to ONLY YOU!!!  I appreciated it SO MUCH.  It was more than your professionalism, but such a very sincere professional touch, and extreme patience too.

I am so glad you've written a book, and a blog, and a web page.  That's how I found you, looking for more information for a friend.  It is just wonderful that you have written down so much of your knowledge.  You made so much of a difference for so many people, and will now reach countless others around the world, preserving the experience you have had and the growth in the idustry/culture that you have made.  PLEASE let me express my sincere appreciation for that.  I can "hear" your voice in my head as I read your blog and web page, all of the good advice, warnings, cautions, and knowledge, and such sincere concern for people to have a positive piercing.

PLEASE write more!  Thank you so much.

Hope this finds you happy, well, and fantastics (puppies too).  All my best,



thank you for the add, and i own a copy of your book and it is one of the best things i have ever had the pleasure of reading. it gave me a hole new out look on my career and industry. thank you very much the things i have learned and keep learning from the bible is exhausting to the mind. i cant thank you enough for what you have provided the body pierceing/modification industry, if it wasnt for pioneers like you, jim ward, doug malloy, and fakir musafar i can honestly say our industry would not be what it is today


I got a VCH piercing from Elayne on her recent trip to Philly.  The staff at Infinity were wonderful, and Elayne was totally professional.  She explained each step of the process before doing it so there were no surprises and I was ready for it.  I had a brief moment of OOO as the piercing occurred, but afterward, walking 10 blocks back to the train, no discomfort.  I have had no problems with it, it has healed cleanly and quickly and with no discomfort since.  I firmly believe this is because of the care Elayne takes with doing the piercing and placing it correctly. 

Not only does it look adorable, but I had to write and say how AMAZING it works!  I finally had the opportunity to bring my guy in for a test drive a few weeks after it was done so it was well on the way to complete healing.  I knew what I had read about how the piercing enhances the experience, which was why I wanted to try this one.  All I can say is that the placement was so perfect, the experience was beyond my expectations.

I have no idea if my guy enjoyed himself, but judging from the grin on his face as he watched me, I know he loved seeing how this piercing made everything infinitely better for me.

I already have two friends lined up to get the same thing when Elayne comes back to Philly. 

Thank you Elayne! 


I've been piercing for 12 years and I recently received a copy of your book as a present and I must thank YOU!

Despite being in the industry for a good few years I still learned a lot and a lot of what I knew has been confirmed. 

What a great resource. especially for anxious clients.


elayne, I just wanted to say thanks for my vch piercing! I love it so much!


I think there are people who have piercings because it is popular and there are people who have piercings because it is a spiritual expression of individuality.  I had my ears piecered when I was 11 because it was the popular thing to do.  Now here at 47 I have decided to get my navel pierced and a VCH because I wanted the individuality aspect of piercing. I am not one to do things on a whim -- and my friends can attest that I have wanted these piercings for many years. In July 2010 I found Elayne's website and was in contact with her. Due to her travel schedule I have had to patiently wait since then till she came to Atlanta in 2011.   I traveled 6 hours to see her and it was the best 6 hour trip I have ever made.  Not only was the host studio extremely professional and accomidating but Elayne was a delight to work with.  If anyone is interested in piercings of any kind I can assure you that Elyane will make you comfortable and make it a pleasant experience.  Thank you Elayne for making me a better person.


I had wanted a navel piercing for years but always shunned away from it, one because of what people would think, piercing for so many years was not viewed as an art as it is today but as a way to mutilate the body and so many negative connotations that followed. It was interesting to me that people had no problems piercing their ears but would frown up at someone if they pierced any other part of their body. The BIGGEST reason I put it off for over 30 years was a was REALLY SCARED of how much it would HURT!! I do not do well with pain at all!

I drove over 6.5 hours one way, to SEE AN TRUE EXPERT in her craft, Elayne is the best I have seen in my life. It was so fast and gentle I was like OH!! That’s it??? It was so awesome I wanted to get more piercings. It was worth the drive and I would do it again!!


I had been researching female genital piercings for the last 2 years now, I immediately came across Elayne's site and felt more at ease, I wanted to make sure I found someone with her criteria experessed on the site, I made plans to travel to Philly oh so long ago but it wasnt until last month when I found out she was guest piercing at Infinite I vowed to make my way there to be pierced by a true expert. I'm so glad I did! I like Ashleigh traveled from MD to Philly and it was truly worth the trip and wait. Elayne has a wonderful spirit and makes you feel so at ease, it was as quick as a flash and the pain was on the level of an intense erotic bite IMO, I'd get another VCH if I thought that was enough room for 2. :-) Thanks so much Elayne! Hope to be blessed by your presence for another piercing in the near future!


Elayne, I would like to say that you are truly an inspiration. After buying your book 2 years ago, I realized that I have always felt my body was lacking something... To put it simply, ownership. But also, decoration (because thats always fun)! Body modification has helped me reclaim my body after sexual assault and depression. I spent most of my childhood and teenage years suffering from anxiety and low self-esteem, and after years of thinking I was less than beautiful, I discovered your book. I had always fawned over body modification and piercings, but I never thought it was right for me. Then, I read your book. Your book opened up a world that would change me for the better; spiritually, physically, sexually and mentally. Ive slowly begun my journey of changing my body to match my soul. And thanks to the knowledge and expertise of your book, I can do it safely and properly. I dont know where Id be without it- certainly not as strong and self-confident as I am now! Haha.


 I was pierced by Elayne Angel today at Infinity Piercing in Philadelphia, PA- it was AWESOME! After doing some research about nipple piercings, I found Elayne's website.  I stumbled across her page about female genital piercings and my interest suddenly piqued.  After seeing that she would be making a piercing visit to Philadelphia, I jumped at the opportunity.  I booked an appointment about a month in advance and in the meantime read her book, "The Piercing Bible" and felt totally informed and prepared. My husband and made the 1 1/2 hour drive to Philadelphia from Baltimore.  Being a bit new to piercing I became incredibly nervous and thought maybe I was in way over my head.  Once there, Elayne explained everything and made me feel so comfortable and completely at ease.   First, we did my VCH. My immediate reaction was, "That's it?!".  I can only describe it as immense pressure followed by a quick pinch.  After plenty of walking around the city and a long car ride home, still no pain.  Occasionally, I'll shift and feel a nice, tingling sensation which pleasantly reminds me it's there.  Next, Elayne quickly pierced both nipples. This was more intense than the VCH.  It felt sharp and hot but it happened so quickly the jewelry was in before I could react.  On the ride home my nipples were a little sore but that could be due to me not wearing a sports bra like Elayne suggested.  Once home, I switched to a sports bra and the soreness vanished.   The finished product was totally worth it.  The only problem- my husband and I can't stop peeking at my new piercings! We love them!!! Elayne- you were so fabulous and made this experience totally worthwhile.  We can't thank you enough!!!

Mary Bertling

I started piercing in 1997, and as a responsible and professional body piercer I have only had 4 apprentices. I don't know about everyone else, but I don't really want to flood myself out of a trade that I love by training a bunch of half wits that are only in it for the almighty dollar or a "lifestyle" like a T.V. star. Every one of them has received a copy of the piercing bible from me, because I know that even being "on point", so to speak, when this book came out, I was anxious to read it because of the many years Elayne's been here before me and paved the way for women in this trade and because as a professional we should ALWAYS be seeking further and continuing education.

Conversing with our peers and others in our trade, instead of trying to outbid them, and gaining new perspective on different ways to get a piercing accomplished in a more efficient manner is always a plus. Your clientele will appreciate it and you grow as a professional when you can watch someone that can get the same outcome as you on a standard navel piercing, but has in some way cut out an unnecessary step or come up with a clever or faster way to do it, can always benefit you and your trade by making the way people in the general public look at body piercing and individuality as not being painful and self mutilating, but being art and adornment as well as self expression.

Elayne's been able to put into words a well versed resource that you can confidently recommend to your clients as well as other trained professionals, and in the most rare situations that you do want to provide information to that kid that's always coming in and hanging out to watch, get their ears stretched, and purchase initial jewelry, and you know they are going out and piercing their friends...(LOL) a safer and more thorough education and awareness of what we all are doing to people. Let's face it, it's a very trusting person that will allow you to perform such an intimate procedure that can ultimately affect them in the most positive and most negative ways and it's our responsibility to know as much as we can in order to gain the trust and skills it takes to accomplish what Elayne has in her career. She's made body piercing a socially acceptable way of owning one's self, and in my opinion, she's allowed people that used to feel like they had to hide themselves, to come out of the dark and flaunt who they really are.

The modified community should thank her and show their support by sharing in what she's accomplished and passing along all the safety, knowledge, and responsibility that she takes, and last but certainly not least, the pride I know I feel in calling myself a "Professional Body Modification 'Artist'" that strives to be better than "Just a piercer".

Thank you Elayne.



As a relative stranger to the tattoo and piercing crowd, it was so intimidating to even consider a female piercing for the pleasure benefits.  Every bit of research and referral pointed to Elayne as the absolute best piercer, so I made the appt and travelled to see her in CA.

Elayne made the whole experience comfortable and easy.  I was a good candidate for both a VCH and a triangle so I had both done.  It's been a couple weeks now and I absolutely LOVE the piercings.  The results are absolutely fabulous - truly sex enhancement implants!  My husband was a tad disinterested when I wanted the piercings, but now he's a huge fan and loves the results.  I highly recommend the piercings to anyone with suitable anatomy! 

I cannot give higher praise or recommendation to Elayne.  She was informative and professional and pleasantly personal all at the same time.  For such an intimate proceedure, it was simple and the pain was minimal (having had my ears pierced years ago with a gun was far more painful).  A better experience could not be asked for or attained.


Elayne and Buck,

I would like to thank you both for a wonderful piercing experience. Elayne, as always you were very informative and engaging.  Buck and I had a good laugh about art and blood...well I enjoyed the conversation.

The nipple piercings I received from you are in a perfect position for my body type. Since I do not possess full rounded brests the placement of the piercings have created the illusion of perkier brests. 

I am very happy with my piercings.

I think you and Buck are awesome people!


To anyone reading;

I have recently been intoxicated with the idea of getting a VCH piercing, upon my research I found Elayne Angel. I think the piercing is absolutely beautiful and I love that it is also functional.

So I emailed Elayne to find out more information, and she was amazingly helpful and so kind as well.

Personally, If my anatomy is correct for it, I will be waiting and travel down to the US to be pierced by Elayne. 

I recommend waiting for her to anyone, especially for genital piercings! They aren't anything you should risk damaging in any way.

Good Luck to Everyone!


I got a VCH and Triangle, my boyfriend an Apadravya, done by Elayne back in Nov '10, and it was the best piercing experience we've had. The piercings themselves were done very precise with quick, steady hand and were relatively painless. She was super informative, helpful, energetic, and comfortable to talk to. They healed up great, and feel amazing! The emu oil during healing tip she gave us was an enormous help. To anyone looking to get quality body mods, this is your lady. Can't wait til she's back in the area to get more work done!



Elayne and I had been corresponding for the past year about my piercing. I finally got to meet her at Prix on Saturday the 15th when she came to L.A. I was the first person to book an appt with her when she released her So Cal piercing dates last year. I want everyone to know that Elayne is 1000% worth the wait. I had previously had a VCH piercing done by another piercer. It wasn't a pleasant or painless experience. I kept the piercing in for 7 months, but since it was a shallow piercing I decided to remove it and wait till I could be seen by Elayne. I am happy to report to you all and Elayne that she was totally quick, gentle and all but a nano second of a little pinch, the experience was pain free. : )

My Hunny and I had a great time meeting her and her Hunny Buck. She is so down to earth, fun and completely comfortable to be around.

Thank you Elayne for the complete professionalism with a smile and a sense of humor. It truly was a great pleasure to meet you guys.

Take my advice everyone, from my own personal experience, if you have to wait a year to get your piercing done by Elayne than wait. She is day and night from anyone else I have ever dealt with in the industry. And buy her book, she is truly a gifted, talented and passionate artist.

Love You Elayne!

Regards : )


Peace and Love !!



Hi there, Thanks for your interest, but this is a guest book, rather than a forum for people to send you photos. All of my photos of female genital piercings are on this page:


Hi Elayne,

Love the website, you're a great inspiration and wellspring of knowledge.

I've been considering stretching my tongue for a while now, although I do plan on splitting it at some stage.

What do you think the pro's or cons may be for a stretched tongue being split?

Kindest Regards,


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I really can't describe how good it feels to have found your website. I've been interested in body modification for a few years now and though I have only a few piercings, it's people like you who inspire me to treat my body as a work of art. It makes me proud to have such a strong woman like yourself representing the body mod community in such positive light.

Thankyou so much for giving me such a positive role model. You give me strength to remember who I am and not let society tell me what is and isn't acceptable and normal. Perhaps one day you'll come to New Zealand and I'll get the opportunity to be pierced by you.

Stay gorgeous, goreous.


Thanks from me in New Zealand for a great informative site on piercing!!

helped me alot with which piercing i am wanting.


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